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  • Supervisors honor Vanguard University squad

    The national champion Vanguard University men's basketball team was further lionized Tuesday with an honor from the Orange County Board of Supervisors. "Make me feel short," joked Supervisor John Moorlach, who next to most people looks tall, as he...
  • Baltimore County educator named National Teacher of the Year

    Baltimore County educator named National Teacher of the Year
    Awake in the middle of the night, Sean McComb couldn't wait to write one of the most important thank-you notes of his career: "Today is a really cool day," it began. "It's cool because you all became the National Students of the Year!" The letter was...
  • Hollywood's leading men star in White House sexual assault PSA

    Hollywood's leading men star in White House sexual assault PSA
    The White House released its "1 is 2 Many" sexual assault PSA Tuesday starring some of Hollywood's leading men. Daniel Craig, Benicio del Toro, Dulé Hill, Seth Meyers, and Steve Carell are featured alongside Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack...
  • Rug made by Armenian orphans to go on display at White House

    Rug made by Armenian orphans to go on display at White House
    After a joint letter from more than 30 members of Congress, a letter from local Armenian leaders, years of community pressure and a petition drive on a website, the White House has agreed to exhibit in the near future, likely this fall, a rug made by...
  • 'Blood, Sweat and Tears' Helps CISLA Alum Earn College Degree

    "College forced me to grow up quickly," said Deonte Lang, a student at Loyola Marymount University. "Because as a first-generation college student from a low-income household with only one parent facing a $50,000-$60,000 price tag each year, I had a lot...
  • United Arts will surpass fundraising goal

    United Arts will surpass fundraising goal
    United Arts of Central Florida will surpass its goal for its annual collaborative Campaign for the Arts, which ends today. As of Tuesday morning, the campaign had brought in about $2,500 more than the goal of $1.705 million, a spokeswoman said. "Thank...
  • IronBirds announce promotions for fast approaching 2014 season

    The Aberdeen IronBirds have announced a promotions schedule for the 2014 season. Fan favorites such as Fireworks Nights and Dollar Dog Days return, along with new promotions including the world-famous Cowboy Monkey Rodeo act. The IronBirds will also...
  • Theater Director Jon Vickers Lures Legends to Indiana University Venue

    When theater director Jon Vickers hopped on the phone with Variety, his single-screen cinema was in the middle of a typically diverse run. The night before, it had screened a brand new restoration of Luchino Visconti's "Sandra." That night, the program...
  • Munster the bulldog is getting better

    Munster the bulldog is getting better
    The good news is that Munster, Baltimore's famous diapered bulldog, is feeling better than he was a week ago. The not-so-good news is that he still has a little way to go before he can return home. Munster, who was born with Spina Bifida and now has more...
  • Review: 'Fat Pig' lands with emotional power at Hudson Mainstage

    Review: 'Fat Pig' lands with emotional power at Hudson Mainstage
    Trying to be a better person might seem an unlikely motivator for the protagonist in a Neil LaBute play. Nevertheless, it’s the fulcrum on which “Fat Pig” pivots in a Hudson Mainstage revival that packs an unexpectedly emotional wallop...
  • I Heart Radio Music Awards? It's hard to not be profoundly skeptical

    I Heart Radio Music Awards? It's hard to not be profoundly skeptical
    With the arrival Thursday night of yet another prime-time music awards show, the first I Heart Radio Music Awards, comes an album's worth of questions. Do networks and popular music decision-makers think the only way for the American public to...